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ECX 1/18-scale Ruckus and Torment Preview

The developers of ECX cars and trucks have been hard at work and have two great trucks aimed at the low-cost, high fun crowd in the 1/18-scale Ruckus® monster truck and Torment™ short course truck. Lead designer Keith Whisler spent some time with us to go over why these trucks should be a blast!

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Team Losi Racing 22-4 Preview

Team Losi Racing™ returns to the world of 1/10-scale 4WD off-road buggies with the new 22-4™. We visited with Todd Hodge from Team Losi Racing to learn about this amazing new "wheeler".

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Team Losi Racing 22 2.0 Preview

Team Losi Racing product developer Frank Root and factory team driver Dustin Evans joins us in an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the latest TLR® 2WD buggy, the 22 2.0 in this amazing in-depth exclusive preview.

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ECX Revenge Type e Review

We had a chance to drive the Revenge Type e buggy at iHobby 2012 and were quite impressed with it. It has finally arrived on the bench and we are eager to hit the ground running with this great-looking, beginner-friendly buggy.

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Team Losi Racing TEN-SCTE 2.0 Preview

Ryan Dunford joins us to discuss the TEN-SCTE 2.0. Ryan has proven that he knows what it takes to make this truck fast, both from a design and driver's perspective. The TEN-SCTE 2.0 looks to propel the platform into victory lanes everywhere.

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How-To Rebuild Your ECX Revenge Shocks

Keeping your shocks in tip-top condition is key to the handling of your ECX Revenge Type e and Type N. The steps for replacing the oil and rebuilding the shocks on either model are identical and should take you less than 30-minutes.

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Team Losi Racing 8IGHT 3.0 Preview

We were excited to get our hands on and learn more about the 8IGHT 3.0. We caught up with two of the members of the Team Losi Racing crew; product developer Todd Hodge and team driver Adam Drake.

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Team Orion Advantage Touch Pro Review

The Team Orion Advantage Touch Pro may look similar to its AC/DC cousin, this version has some key differences and improvements that warrant a closer look. We grabbed both the charger and some batteries and hit the bench to see how well it performed.

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MIP Pro4-Mance Chassis Kit Review

The Losi TEN-SCTE has undoubtedly been a fast truck right from the box but the folks at MIP have gone to work to try to make a great truck even better. MIP has recently come out with the PRO4-Mance Chassis and Tuning Kit. We hit the track in this review.

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iHobby 2012 Product Overview

With a new venue and exciting new ECX, Hangar 9, Pro Boat, Losi, Dynamite, Blade products and more, there was a lot to look forward to for iHobby 2012. We’ve gathered information on some of the top new products that debuted around iHobby

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2012 Short Course Nationals Coverage

For the fourth consecutive year, the folks at RC Madness hosted the Short Course Nationals. Let’s take a closer look at each of the classes and the results.

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Raising the Bar on Short Course Performance

Frank Root has been one of the drivers to help test the 22SCT and bring it to life. Frank sat down with us to discuss some of the new features that have gone into the platform and how the 22SCT differs from other trucks out on the market.

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How To Use Team Orion's Digital Setting Box

We had a chance to spend some time with the Team Orion DSB-R programmer recently. When you combine the latest Team Orion ESCs and the DSB-R Programming Box, it is almost as if you have multiple ESCs in one. Let's take a closer look.

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Pro-Line Performance Transmission Preview

Pro-Line Racing has released a new, performance-orientated transmission that will not-only fit the 2WD Slash but also the 2WD electric Stampede, Electric Rustler and Bandit. Let’s take a closer look at this potential gamechanger.

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Tamiya Sends an All-Out Blitz

Tamiya has strategically planned re-released kits and one of the recent re-releases is one of my personal favorites—the Stadium Blitzer. It’s time to roll up our sleeves and get to building.

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Tuning your chassis for victory

Todd Hodge was one of the key people that helped make the 22 and 22T a reality. He spent some time with us to discuss what roll center is, how it works and why it’s important.

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Team Losi Racing's Pickup Powerhouse!

The 22T is the fourth-generation of racing stadium truck from the TLR designers. In all ways, the 22T has been designed to be a leaner, meaner, faster stadium truck.The 22T appears to be a game changer, and we couldn’t wait to get our hands on it.

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Battery Charging Made Simple

Team Orion brings an intuitive touch screen user experience into your battery charger with the Advantage Touch charger. Combining a beautiful color touch screen with compact design, this is one charger that could change how you charge your batteries.

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Understanding RC Gearing

One of the big determining factors of your vehicle's top speed is the gear ratio of your vehicle. There’s some simple ways to get a basic understanding of what the gears in your transmission do, what changing them means and how things work.

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RC Motor Basics

It's amazing to see how far electric motor technology has come over the years. With all the different types of motors and technologies in use, things can get quite confusing. We're here to help demystify motor tech and provide the answers you'll need.

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How-To Rebuild Your Losi 5IVE-T Shocks

Thanks to their large diameter, big-bore design, they help provide the 5IVE-T with a super-plush ride, absorbing anything in its path. We show you how to easily rebuild and service your 5IVE-T Shocks.

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3rd Annual Spektrum Electric Off Road Championships

For the last three years the start of winter has been marked by one of the best indoor off-road races of the year. I’m of course talking about the Spektrum Electric Off-Road Championships hosted by S&N’s Trackside Hobbies in Brookfield, Wisconsin.

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ECX Torment SCT Review

Rising above what previous vehicles have offered in the past, the Torment is blazing a new path and leading ECX into the future. We were quite excited to tear the box open, charge up the battery and get some trigger time in with the ECX Torment SCT.

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Losi 5IVE-T Initial Setup

The 5IVE-T represents the largest Losi vehicle ever produced at 1/5-scale and features some awesome performance-orientated running gear. We sat down with Losi's Gary Kyes to learn all about the initial steps of getting the 5IVE-T up and running.

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Gettin' Rowdy, Truck-Style

Traxxas has taken that visceral connection to full-scale auto racing to the next level with their 1/16-scale Kyle Busch Camping World Truck Series replica. We tore the box open, pulled out the running gear, and prepared for a fun experience.

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Team Losi Racing 22T Stadium Truck Preview

Team Losi Racing completely changed the landscape ofelectric off road racing with the 22. TLR is at it once again with the new 22T. 22T represents a number of changes and refinements to stadium trucks.We spoke with Todd Hodge on this latest stadium truck.

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Reinventing Short Course Racing

The XXX-SCB combines the looks and feel of a 2WD buggy with the size and handling of a short course truck. We put this unique buggy through its paces to see how it compares to its truck-bretheren.

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Big Performance, Small Size

Combining the exceptional suspension geometry of the 8IGHT with an all-new electric-specific drive train layout that has been optimized for brushless motors means there's a lot of new development and design that has gone into the Mini-8IGHT.

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Losi 5IVE-T 1/5-Scale Truck Preview

In the world of off-road RC vehicles, 1/5-scale buggies and trucks are the definitive kings of the hill. Based on the wildly successful 8IGHT™ 2.0 1/8-scale buggy, the 5IVE-T takes the platform in a bigger direction than previously imagined.

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2293 – Losi TEN-SCTE Review

The folks at Losi have stepped up to the plate with a new variation on their TEN-T platform called the TEN-SCTE. It's time to strap in and hold on because this is sure to be a wild ride.

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Losi XXX-SCB Review

The XXX-SCB combines the looks and feel of a 2WD buggy with the size and handling of a short course truck.

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Electrix RC Boost 2WD Buggy Review

There's no denying that Electrix RC has absolutely nailed the entry-level audience. Their latest project, the Boost 2WD Buggy, looks to capitalize on the rebirth of the 2WD electric buggy class and provide one of the easiest ways to get into RC.

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How-To Install Losi's Micro 2.4GHz Conversion

Converting your Losi 1/24 or 1/36-scale chassis to Spektrum Technology has never been easier thanks to their new conversion kits. Whether you want to go brushed or brushless there's an option here for you. Losi's Frank Root joins us to show you the steps.

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